DIY Pelican Paper Craft Project
Teaching your toddler about birds? Pelicans are a great option to introduce him to, and what could be a better way to do that than with a craft activity?
This easy pelican paper craft project will not just improve your child’s motor skills and keep him engaged in a creative activity, but when you team it up with some fun facts I’ve included towards the end, it’ll make it a complete learning experience for him!
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Supplies Needed For This Pelican Art Project
- Colored Stock Card
- Black Marker Pen
- Iodised salt
- Watercolor Paints
How To Assemble This Pelican Craft
Download and print out the printable pelican template.
Cut out your pelican and set aside. Glue the pieces together using a glue stick or white school glue.
Cut out the brown post and glue your completed pelican to the post.
Your pelican craft is done unless you would like to create the watercolor background.
You could also glue this bird to yellow construction paper if you want to create a beach scene instead
This is a fun ocean themed beach craft and one the kids will enjoy creating. Don’t forget to check out the other ocean creature crafts to go alongside this fun pelican craft idea.
You can get started by downloading the free Pelican Template here. And now for those fun facts and tid-bits about pelicans!
Pelican Facts For Kids
- Pelicans are large water birds. They have a huge beak which helps them catch their prey.
- They usually live around lakes and rivers.
- Most pelicans have white feathers.
- Their wings can spread really wide, which is why they are excellent fliers too.
- Pelicans eat several fish everyday.
More Ocean Themed Crafts For Kids
Did your little one enjoy this pelican paper craft? Why not get him busy with some more fun and interesting ones? I’ve listed some below for you to pick from!
- Angry Birds Painted Rocks Craft Activity
- Owl Rock Stone Bird Painting Project
- Tropical Bird Crafts for Kids
- Angler Fish Craft Project for Kids
- Betta Fish Art Project Watercolor Painting
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.